Install phpmyadmin on centos 7

Phpmyadmin is an opensource tool to manage MySQL database using web browser.
it can perform almost all tasks such as creating,deleting,modifying databases,users,tables and fields .
This guide helps you to install phpmyadmin on centos 7. it contains step by step installation through YUM using EPEL repository.

Prerequisite – LAMP server

Before starting phpmyadmin installation, You must setup LAMP server on your centos 7 server. Copy and paste below command in terminal for quick setup . At the end, you need to provide some inputs .
» leave blank for current mysql password.
» provide new password and press enter for the rest.
# yum -y install httpd mariadb-server mariadb php php-mysql php-gd php-pear php-mbstring && systemctl start httpd.service && systemctl enable httpd.service && systemctl start mariadb && systemctl enable mariadb && firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service http && systemctl restart firewalld.service && mysql_secure_installation
By default, centos 7 repository does not contains phpmyadmin package. we need to enable EPEL repository. Find the latest EPEL for centos 7 from EPEL for Centos 7

Step 1: Download and install epel-release-7-x.noarch.rpm file . or install directly by copying the rpm link.

[root@hackthesec ~]# rpm -ivh

Step 2: Update repositories by issuing below command 

[root@hackthesec ~]# yum check-update

Step 3: Now install phpmyadmin package along with dependencies.

[root@hackthesec ~]# yum -y install phpmyadmin

Step 4: After installation, Open /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf file ( Apache config file for phpmyadmin ) and edit as follows.Find these lines . ( Found 2 times )

# Apache 2.4
       Require ip
       Require ip ::1
Replace with 
# Apache 2.4
      # Require ip
      # Require ip ::1
      Require all granted

Step 5: Restart Apache service.

[root@hackthesec ~]# systemctl restart httpd.service
Now open http://serverIP/phpmyadmin in your browser. You can login using root as username and mysql root password .

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